Author: Andy Polk

K-Swiss Global Brands (KSGB), also known as K-Swiss Inc., a division of E.Land Group, announced its acquisition of One-Distribution, a leading skate-inspired apparel and footwear manufacturer and parent company of KR3W Denim Co. (KR3W) and Supra Footwear (Supra). ...

In this role, Scholefield will be responsible for leading Nike, Inc.’s technology strategy to support the company’s future growth. Scholefield most recently served as chief technology officer for The Coca-Cola Company, where he was responsible for creating and executing its worldwide information technology strategy, technology...

Genesco Inc. reported earnings slid 29.3 percent in its first quarter to $9.9 million, or 42 cents a share. Earnings, adjusted for one-time gains and costs, were 51 cents per share, falling well short of Wall Street's consensus estimate of 68 cents a share. ...

Wolverine Worldwide appointed Michael D. Stornant as senior vice president, chief financial officer and treasurer, effective June 12. He will succeed Donald T. Grimes, who has resigned his position to become executive vice president, chief operating officer and chief financial officer for the Neiman Marcus...

Mizuno USA appointed 20-year marketing and business veteran Mark M. O’Brien as vice president of brand marketing & management. O’Brien will lead all of Mizuno USA’s marketing efforts and help brand Mizuno as a frontrunner in the increasingly competitive sporting goods environment. O’Brien will report...

Consumer-reported retail sales of sporting goods equipment, athletic footwear and athletic apparel increased 2 percent in 2014, according to the 2015 edition of the NSGA Sporting Goods Market report, which was released by the National Sporting Goods Association....

K-Swiss Global Brands (KSGB), also known as K-Swiss Inc., a division of E.Land Group, announced its acquisition of One-Distribution, a leading skate-inspired apparel and footwear manufacturer and parent company of KR3W Denim Co. (KR3W) and Supra Footwear (Supra). ...

Boot Barn Holdings, Inc. entered into a definitive agreement to acquire Sheplers, Inc., a 116-year old western lifestyle company with 25 retail locations across the United States and an e-commerce business, for a purchase price of $147 million in cash. ...

Sanuk, a division of Deckers Brands, announced that sales veteran Bobby Lockhart has been appointed to oversee the brand’s sales for Orange County and San Diego. Lockhart will service all sales channels in the area with a specific focus on the core surf specialty including...